Can You Get A Mortgage As A Contractor Or Freelancer?

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If you work as a contractor or freelancer, you may be wondering if this affects your prospects of getting a mortgage. It’s certainly possible to get a mortgage if you are self-employed of course, although the application process can be a little more complicated. Here are some of the most important points to be considered. […]

Brighter Economic Outlook Is Good News For Mortgage Rates

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The fears of a deep and prolonged recession have eased, according to the Bank of England, as inflation is expected to level off more quickly than predicted this year. This has led to industry experts forecasting that five year fixed rate mortgage deals will soon fall to below 4%, after spiking to well over 6% […]

Tips For Successfully Getting On The Property Ladder In 2023

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Anyone hoping to enter the property market for the first time in 2023 faces some daunting challenges, but it is still perfectly possible with the right planning and preparation. Here are a few tips for those who are taking their first steps on the mortgage ladder this year.    Find a good mortgage broker While […]

Tips For Creating Your First Home Shortlist

If you are a first time buyer, and you’ve already put the research in to work out the amount you can afford to borrow, the next step is to draw up a shortlist of properties to view. This means working out what your priorities are in terms of the size and type of property, and […]

Mortgage Rates Fall After Market Spike

After a turbulent couple of months for the property market, some more positive news is beginning to emerge, as the BBC reports. The average five-year fixed-term mortgage rate has fallen below 6% for the first time since the surprise mini-Budget in September. This is welcome news for first time buyers and those seeking to remortgage […]

What To Consider When Buying A First Home

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Buying your first home is a huge step, and it can be a stressful process. However, the more planning and research you do, the smoother your journey will be. Here are a few tips to help you take your first steps on the property ladder.   Work out what you can afford One of the […]